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DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 200
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Series 200

N7670 • VH-GKR • P2-GKR • P2-RDA


• Registration • Activity and details of Owner/Operator and other historical information

• N7670 de Havilland Canada Inc., Downsview, ON. Rolled out 21-Nov-1968. First flight 06-Dec-1968.

• N7670 Accepted by Cable Commuter, Ontario, CA., 18-Dec-1968. Named “Miss Eileen”.

• N7670 Cable Commuter was merged into Aero Commuter, Long Beach, CA. Regd 18-Mar-1969.

• N7670 Aero Commuter was merged into Golden West Airlines, Los Angeles, CA.

Note: Withdrawn from use and stored at Los Angeles – 1971.

• VH-GKR Sold to Territory Airlines, Goroka, PNG. 10-May-1972. Registration canx 15-Jun-1972.

• P2-GKR Registered to Territory Airlines, Goroka, PNG. 10-Jul-1972. Canx 01-May-1974.

• P2-GKR Regd to Territory Airlines, Goroka, PNG. Regd 01-May-1974. Named “City of Tari”.

• P2-GKR Name changed to Talair, Goroka, PNG. Regd May-1975.

• P2-RDA Re regd to Talair, Goroka, PNG. Regd 06-May-1976.

• P2-MFS Sold to MAF - Missionary Aviation Fellowship, Mount Hagen, PNG, Mar-1993. Regd Jul-1993.

Accident: 28Km E of Oslobip, PNG. 17-Dec-1994. Crashed into a cliff face at 6,400 foot level while en route Tabubil to Selbank in poor weather - 2 crew including pilot .R Hoey, 18 adults, 5 children and 3 infants killed.

Written Off

N7670 at Downsview.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © 18 January 1969 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N7670 ready for delivery flight.
Photo: Sheldon D. Benner © January 1969 - Michael J. Ody Collection
N7670 of TERRITORY AIRLINES, at Los Angeles - KLAX, California.
Photo: Unknown photographer © March 1972 - Erik Johannesson Collection
Photo: Unknown photographer © 30 December 1972 - Michael J. Ody Collection
P2-GKR of TAL at AYMH - Mount Hagen / Kagamuga, PNG.
Photo: Wolodymir Nelowkin © 26 March 1975 - Aird Archives
P2-GKR of Talair.
Photo: Unknown photographer © date unknown - Michael J. Ody Collection